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Kingfisher Knowledge: Wonders of the World
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by Philip Steele
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From the ingenuity of ancient engineering to the innovation of modern marvels,Wonders of the World reveals the greatest statues and structures that the world...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Speed Machines
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By Miranda Smith
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This new addition to the critically-acclaimed Kingfisher Knowledge series takes on the subject of getting from here to there in the most extreme ways possible:...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Sharks
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By Miranda Smith
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Sharks dives right into the world of these awesome animals, giving in-depth coverage of shark behaviour, shark habitats and the surprising variety of sharks...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Dinosaurs
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By Nigel Marven
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Dinosaurs journeys around the world, delving through layers of fossil evidence to uncover the secrets of prehistoric life. Step into a prehistoric landscape...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: The Middle East
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Philip Steele
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The Middle East captures the richness and diversity of Middle Eastern culture, and places the region in its global context in a way that no other reference has...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Human Body
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By Richard Walker and Philip Steele
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Readers embark on a fantastic voyage through human biology and discover the body’s ins and outs as they’ve never seen them before. Beginning with the basic...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Inventions
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James Robinson
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Inventions examines the ideas, machines, and innovations that have shaped the modern age, from the cell-phone revolution to the incredible growth of the...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Natural Disasters
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by Andrew Langley
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The headlines are full of catastrophic events around the world—a sobering reminder of nature’s awesome power. Now readers can investigate the scientific facts...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Rocks And Minerals
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by Margaret Hynes
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This handy reference is the perfect takealong for any study of earth science. From the geological forces that create rocks to related topics such as erosion...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Forensics
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by Richard Platt
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Just like on CSI, readers will explore the crime lab and discover how detectives use scientific evidence to solve crimes. Find out how bloodstains, footprints,...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Pirates & Smugglers
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by Moira Butterfield
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This is a swashbuckling introduction to the highwaymen--and women--of the seas from the Cilician pirates who terrorized the Mediterranean more than two...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Animal Giants
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Barbara Taylor
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Discover the biggest and most powerful animals to walk on land, swim in the oceans, and fly in the skies. Packed with facts about all types of large creatures,...


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Archaeology
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Trevor Barnes; Tony Robinson
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From ax heads to entire towns, learn about the excavation and examination of the debris left by centuries of daily human life. Readers will uncover the history...


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Communication
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Richard Platt; Jonathan S. Adelstein
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Delve into the many technologies that we use to share information. From making calls on satellite phones to sending e-mails, this is an exciting look at the...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Endangered Planet
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David Burnie; Tony Juniper
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Discover how human activity is influencing every habitat in the world, from remote areas of New Guinea to polluted cities. With time running out, this book is...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Epidemics and Plagues
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Richard Walker; Forward by Denise Grady
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Children will be intrigued by the causes of deadly epidemics from the Black Death of medieval Europe to the devastating AIDS epidemic and, more importantly,...


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Kingfisher Knowldege Genes and DNA
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Richard Walker
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KFK Genes & DNA explores the intricate mysteries of this exciting science. From the basics of genes and their function as the code for life, through variations...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Mummies
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John Malam
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KFK Mummies explores the fascinating processes of mummification through the ages. From the ancient mummified Chinchorro people of the Atacama desert in Chile...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Wonders of the World
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Philip Steele
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From the ingenuity of ancient engineering to the innovation of modern marvels,Wonders of the World reveals the greatest statues and structures that the world...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Castles and Forts
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Simon Adams
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KFK Castles & Forts takes you on an incredible journey through history. From the first Iron Age hill forts, travel to some of the world's greatest fortresses...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Dangerous Creatures
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Angela Wilkes
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KFK Dangerous Creatures brings some of the world's most ferocious or venomous animals almost too close for comfort! Discover the "weapons" that many creatures...


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Inventions
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James Robinson
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Today's readers are fascinated by the idea of "ife before technology." Inventions examines the ideas, machines, and technology that have shaped the modern age....


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Rocks and Fossils
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Margaret Hynes
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Delve into the depths of the earth to explore the makeup of the world's fascinating outer layer. Readers will unravel the history of rock, identify the...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Hurricanes, Tsunamis, and Other Natural Disasters
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Andrew Langley
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Explore the most catastrophic natural events that have shocked the world since history began -- monster waves, avalanches, brush fires, earthquakes, floods,...


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Life in Ancient Rome
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Simon Adams
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History comes alive in the tales of bloody battles and the ingenious inventions that continue to influence our lives today. This eye-opening book will serve as...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Stars and Planets
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Carole Stott
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From our solar system neighbors to the mysteries of deep space, this remarkable book explores the planets and stars of our galaxy and beyond. Will...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Microscopic Life
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Richard Walker; Peter C. Doherty
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Microscopic Life explores the tiny worlds that exist around us and even within us! Examine how some organisms help us fight diseases and others help to produce...


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Spies
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Clive Gifford; Dame Stella Rimington
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Kingfisher Knowledge: Genes and DNA
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Richard Walker; Steve Jones
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Genes & DNA explores modern genetics, from an investigation of genes and their function, to forensics, therapy, and cloning.


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Mummies
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John Malam; Dr. Gerald Conlogue; Dr. Ronald Beckett
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Meet mummies from different cultures and countries, including Egypt, Greenland, the United States, and Irian Jaya.


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